Mirror visibility in rain

Discussion in 'Waste Removal and Garbage Truck Driver Forum' started by ldanielstn, Dec 18, 2019.

  1. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

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    IIRC those brush-like things UPS has on the sides of their trailers over the wheels serve to mitigate this sort of thing, at least that’s what I was once told.
     
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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Heated mirrors. Water goes byebye. It would take alot to ice them over at that point. And I have iced them over a time or two.

    Rain X is quite something these days. And a roll of shop towels.
     
  4. RockinChair

    RockinChair Road Train Member

    I was going to suggest the same thing as
    @shatteredsquare but I use plain old Turtle Wax paste. It's an old car show trick that makes the glass look invisible.

    Regardless of what you apply to the glass, it is critically important that you get
    everything off the glass first. I use rubbing alcohol and paper towels. I know I've got all the stuff off when it suddenly becomes harder to move the paper towel across the glass.
     
    shatteredsquare Thanks this.
  5. SmallPackage

    SmallPackage Road Train Member

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    They do make heated 7” and 8” round convex mirrors.
     
  6. bad-luck

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    Yes have them on my truck
     
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